Trump praises Kim!

The White House has defended President Donald Trump’s decision to invite controversial Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation was needed to counter North Korea. It comes as the administration faces human rights criticism for its overture to Manila.

Trump issued the invitation on Saturday night in what the White House said was a “very friendly” phone conversation with Duterte, nicknamed ‘The Punisher’, who is accused by international human rights groups of supporting a campaign of extrajudicial killings of drug suspects in the Philippines. Read more

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